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Novels for students. Volume 14 [electronic resource] : presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied novels / Jennifer Smith, editor ; foreword by Anne Devereaux Jordan.

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  • ISBN: 9781414428079 (electronic book)
  • ISBN: 1414428073 (electronic book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 362 p.) : ill., photos.
  • Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale Group, c2002.

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General Note:
"ISSN 1094-3552."
Guest foreword "The Informed Dialogue: Interacting with Literature" by Anne Devereaux Jordan.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Cat's eye / Margaret Atwood -- For whom the bell tolls / Ernest Hemingway -- Hatter Fox / Marilyn Harris -- Herzog / Saul Bellow -- Madame Bovary / Gustave Flaubert -- Margret Howth / Rebecca Harding Davis -- Oliver Twist / Charles Dickens -- Persuasion / Jane Austen -- The pigman / Paul Zindel -- A prayer for Owen Meany / John Irving -- Ship of fools / Katherine Anne Porter -- Sula / Toni Morrison -- The three musketeers / Alexandre Dumas -- USA / John Dos Passos -- The wrestling match / Buchi Emecheta.
Summary, etc.:
Each volume provides discussions of the literary and historical background of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes concise synopses of plot, characters and themes, a brief author biography, discussion of the story's cultural and historical significance, and excerpted criticism.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Atwood, Margaret Eleanor, 1939- Cat's eye.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. For whom the bell tolls.
Harris, Marilyn, 1931- Hatter Fox.
Bellow, Saul. Herzog.
Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880. Madame Bovary.
Davis, Rebecca Harding, 1831-1910. Margret Howth.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Oliver Twist.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Persuasion.
Zindel, Paul. Pigman.
Irving, John, 1942- Prayer for Owen Meany.
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980. Ship of fools.
Morrison, Toni. Sula.
Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870. Trois mousquetaires. English.
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970. U.S.A.
Emecheta, Buchi. Wreslting match.
Fiction > Study and teaching (Higher) > United States.
Fiction > Study and teaching (Secondary) > United States.
Fiction > History and criticism.
Literature > History and criticism.
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